Monthly Archives: November 2019

New Details Emerge on Highly Contested Report on Russia’s Meddling in UK Democracy

There may have been attempts by Russia to sway the U.K. Brexit referendum of 2016, but its influence was “unquantifiable,” a report on Moscow’s efforts to meddle in British democracy may reveal. On November 17, The Sunday Times published a piece on the report by the cross-party Intelligence and Security Committee. It said that the report “could not say if

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MH17 case German government responds new accusations against the Russian Federation

Germany called on Russia to actively contribute to the investigation of the crash The German government considers “very serious” new accusations against Moscow brought on the eve by the Joint investigation team (JIT). The corresponding statement was made by German Federal Foreign Office spokesperson, Maria Adebar, Deutsche welle reports. The German government once again called on Russia to actively contribute

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The tragic destiny of the Krushelnytsky family, annihilated by the communist regime

The Krushelnytsky-Levytsky family is a symbol of Stalin’s repression against Ukrainian intellectuals. Almost all the family members were exiled, imprisoned or executed in the 1930s, innocent victims of Stalin’s attempt to wipe out Ukrainian activists and cultural figures. Photo of the Krushelnytsky-Levytsky family Sitting (from left to right): Volodymyra Krushelnytska – dermatologist, publicist, editor, public and cultural figure, arrested on

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Alexandria Patriarchate follows Greek in recognizing Ukrainian autocephaly as canonical

Theodoros II, Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, two days ago during divine services in Cairo, for the first time listed among those for whom he was praying, Metropolitan Epifaniy of the autocephalous Orthodox Church of Ukraine, thus becoming the second ancient patriarchate to do so and opening the door to many more. The Orthodox Church of Ukraine (OCU) said

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Russia Says It Will Return Captured Naval Ships to Ukraine on Monday

Russia will return three captured naval ships to Ukraine on Monday and is moving them to a handover location agreed with Kiev, Crimea’s border guard service was cited as saying by Russian news agencies on Sunday. A Reuters reporter in Crimea, which Russian annexed from Ukraine in 2014, earlier on Sunday saw coastguard boats pulling the three vessels through the

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Zelenskiy overtakes Putin in Russian popularity polls

The popularity of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has overtaken that of Russian President Vladimir Putin according to Russian independent pollster the Levada Center and Ukrainian pollster Ratings Group found, just as Russian get more vocal in calling out the state’s injustices. According to the later, Zelenskiy’s popularity has risen from 58% in July to 71% in August/September according to Ratings

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Ukrainian Foreign Ministry sends note of protest to Russia over ‘humanitarian convoy’

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has condemned Russia’s decision to send another illegal “humanitarian convoy” to the occupied Donbas. Ukrainian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Kateryna Zelenko wrote about this on her Twitter account. “We have strongly protested Russia’s latest ‘humanitarian aid convoy’ that illegally entered Ukrainian Donbas yesterday. Russia must be held to account for these continuing violations of

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Countering Disinformation: Right Direction, Insufficient Speed

This article represents personal opinions of the author. Stopfake editors may not share this opinion. By Jakub Kalenský, for Disinfo Portal The recent #StratComDC event ended with a closed session where the top government specialists from North America, Europe, and Asia discussed countermeasures against disinformation campaigns. Given that the session was behind closed doors, what was said will remain private.

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Pillows vs $ 400 million: White House jokes at Obama because of his aid to Ukraine

21:03, 16 November 2019 White House posted a comparative photo of military assistance from former US President Barack Obama and incumbent President Donald Trump. White House published a photo, on which it compared military assistance to Ukraine from former US President Barack Obama and incumbent President Donald Trump. The photo was posted on the White House Facebook page. “Obama gave Ukraine

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Putin seeks to put Donbas on Ukraine’s neck like a collar – Sentsov

21:20, 16 November 2019 The film director believes that there can be no successful reintegration of Donbas while Putin is in power in Russia. Former Russian political prisoner, Ukrainian film director and activist Oleh Sentsov believes that Russian President Vladimir Putin does not want to give the occupied Donbas back to Ukraine, but rather turn it into Ukraine’s collar. In

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